A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 262 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -149.9468° West, latitude 55.8549° North, depth = 11.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 13:28:19 / February 26, 2018 @ 1:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak18606375. Event ids that are associated: ak18606375. The temblor was detected at 03:28:19 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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